Tuesday, October 21, 1862
The Thirteenth New Hampshire regiment is tested to see how quickly they can assemble, pack gear, and be ready for march. The Thirteenth completes the test in less than fifteen minutes.1
1S. Millett Thompson, Thirteenth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : A Diary Covering Three Years and a Day (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 15.